The Whisker Chronicles

Whiskers are also known as vibrissa, from the latin vibrare "to vibrate". Vibrissa are the specialized hairs on mammals and the bristlelike feathers near the mouths of many birds. Their resonant design is symbolic of the energies, good and bad, that are reverberating throughout the natural world. Every living thing is connected and, by birthright, deserves to exist.

Sustainable Seafood is the Answer to the Oceans’ Limited Fish Supply

Recently, I visited the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina. The aquarium is on the Charleston Harbor and has educational and volunteer staff members who are very engaging and … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Step Closer to the End of Commercial Whaling (Written for The Ecotone Exchange)

Text by Maymie Higgins All photos courtesy of Stacey Osborne and taken in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, except for photo of Japanese whaling vessel. In 1946, under volunteer agreement … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 1 Comment